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Alaska's Rare Alexander Archipelago Wolves Nearly Wiped Out in 1 Year
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, Alexander archipelago, wolves, endangered, sad news, wildlife )

Scooby
- 23 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
These are dire times for one of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest wolf subspecies. Over the past year the population of AlaskaâEUR(TM)s Alexander Archipelago wolves (Canis lupus ligoni) has plummeted from 221 to as low as 60.
Baby Moose Takes Its First Steps
Offbeat  (tags: birth, moose, alaska, animals, environment, interesting, off-beat, wildlife )

Lone
- 46 days ago - msn.com
VIDEO - Moose born on roadside in Alaska stumbles and falls attempting to walk for the first time
Beaver Visits Alaska Hardware Store, DoesnâEUR(TM)t Buy a Dam Thing
Offbeat  (tags: beaver, Alaska, Hardware Store, animals, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, wildlife )

Lone
- 47 days ago - thestar.com
A beaver walked into an Alaska hardware store on Friday, but couldnâEUR(TM)t find anything for his lodge.
Alaska Becomes 3rd State With Legal Marijuana
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, marijuana, alaska, legalize )

Save Anim
- 130 days ago - msn.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) âEUR" Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Boy, 4, Shot When Mom's Gun Falls From Holster
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, guns, shooting, accident, alaska )

Save Anim
- 131 days ago - newser.com
A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired. No charges after Alaska boy wounded in leg.
Firefighters Battling Forest Blaze Stop to Rescue Five Wolf Pups Abandoned By Their Parents
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, Kenai Peninsula, Funny River, firefighters, inferno, wolf, pups, cubs )

Evelyn
- 400 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Alaskan firefighters on the Kenai Peninsula at Funny River, stopped battling inferno when they heard yelping. Discovered & rescue 5 dehydrated wolf pups in a den, had all suffered a run-in with a porcupine, needing quills removed from their tiny bodies
Experts 'Guardedly Optimistic' About Rescued Baby Beluga
Offbeat  (tags: seperated, mother, baby, beluga, Alaska SeaLife Center, Bristol Bay, Alaska, guardedly optimistic, goodnews )

Barb
- 1089 days ago - weather.aol.com
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) - Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaska aquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth.
Photographer Charged With Feeding Bears. Does Alaska Have a New 'Bear Man'?
Offbeat  (tags: alaska, bear man, photographer, wildife, caring feeding bears, charges )

Simone
- 1463 days ago - alaskadispatch.com
Another Alaska bear whisperer has been exposed, this time on the outskirts of the capital city of Juneau. As with world-famous "bear man" Charlie Vandergaw from the Yentna River valley west of Anchorage, 65-year-old Arnold W. Hanger -- "Arnie'' to all
Keep the Alaskan Forest Wild - Take Action Today
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, mystical place, conservation )

Tarequl
- 1723 days ago - therainforestsite.com
The Alaskan Tongass forest is a mystical place that's home to babbling brooks and precious animal habitats.
Alaska Sues Federal Government Over Beluga Whale Population's Endangered Listing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, beluga whales, lawsuit, Alaska )

CherAway
- 1849 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The state of Alaska filed a lawsuit last Friday seeking to overturn the listing of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, home to the Port of Anchorage, as an endangered species
Alaska German Shepherd Leads Trooper to Burning House - Video Included
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Simone
- 1898 days ago - examiner.com
Troopers had been notified of an explosion and fire at the home of Ben Heinrichs, 23, but the responding officer's patrol car GPS system was not functioning properly. Thankfully, Buddy, the faithful German shepherd, took matters into his own paws.
The Lost Frontier
Offbeat  (tags: lost frontier, alaska, predators, destroyed, hunted down, wolves, massacred, politics, science, destruction, tragedy )

Simone
- 1936 days ago - defenders.org
Under the direction of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), private airplanes and state-leased helicopters are used to chase down and kill wolves over six areas, totaling more than 67,000 square miles
GOT ETHICS? AMERICAN HUNTERS--TEN; ALASKA/IDAHO--ZERO
Offbeat  (tags: american huntesr, alaska, aerial wolf killing protests, outrage )

Simone
- 2071 days ago - gather.com
A number of times now, American hunters have brought themselves and their sport great honor by refusing to be part of Alaska's aerial wolf shooting program. This has been reported at least twice in the Wall Street Journal. The reason the hunters' cite
Tina Fey Making Plans For Aerial Wolf Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wolves, aerial hunting, Sarah Palin, Tina Fey, Alaska, April fools )

CherAway
- 2285 days ago - ecorazzi.com
Friends close to Fey say they're now being forced to take drastic action in the wake of her announcement that she's planning to aerially hunt wolves next week in Alaska. "We need to cleanse Tina's soul before it's too late," said Ashley Judd.
Poet Sylvia Plath's Son Commits Suicide in Alaska
Offbeat  (tags: Nicholas Hughes, suicide, poets, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughs, Alaska )

David
- 2294 days ago - boston.com
FAIRBANKS, Alaska--Nicholas Hughes, the son of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughs, has killed himself, 46 years after his mother committed suicide and almost 40 years to the day after his stepmother, Assia Wevill, did the same. He was 47.
 

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